Celebrate Diversity Endowment Fund

Celebrate Diversity Endowment is a fund administered by Community Initiatives, Inc., the supporting organization of the Noble County Community Foundation Inc.  The purpose of the Fund is to offer and support culturally related programs and services that enrich the lives of the residents of Noble County by providing grants to area not-for-profits.

In addition, teachers are encouraged to apply for funding for culturally related projects in their classrooms and schools.

NOTE: This fund defines “cultural awareness” as understanding or awareness of different ethnic groups.


Celebrate Diversity encourages proposals that provide innovative approaches to community needs specific to issues of cultural awareness and education. Proposals should address one or more of Celebrate Diversity Project’s priority areas with a primary goal of reducing prejudice and fear regarding diverse populations:
•   Language and communication skills
•   Economic well-being
•   Education including life-long learning
•   Community Involvement


Grant Cycles
Deadlines: March 2, May 2, July 2, and November 2
Consideration: April, June, August and December
If these dates fall on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday the application must be in our office by the Friday prior to that deadline.
All proposals must be in our office by 4:30pm on the day of the deadline.

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Need more information?
Contact Margarita White, Noble County Community Foundation, Inc. Program Director.
In addition, you may call the Foundation at 260-894-3335.

Contact the Foundation

Noble County Community Foundation
1599 Lincolnway South
Ligonier, IN 46767

Phone: 260.894.3335
Fax: 260.894.9020